In the Press

We are so honored when our community is featured in the press, and are excited to share some recent coverage with all of you!

2021 Annual Downtown Culver City Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration


Event Overview     On Thursday, December 2nd, Culver City will come together to celebrate the holiday season with the annual lighting of our 22-foot, artificial Rocky Mountain pine adorned with 7500 warm LED lights. This hybrid event is family-friendly for everyone to enjoy live in person at Town Plaza, or via livestream from the comfort of their own homes in Culver City, throughout Southern California, and across the country. The recording will continue to live online through the holiday season.

Culver City Crossroads    November 29, 2021

Culver City Observer    November 25, 2021 

Westside Today    November 23, 2021

2021 Hip & Historic Halloween

Event Overview     On Sunday, October 24th, 21 Downtown Culver City businesses welcomed trick-or-treaters back for our annual Hip & Historic Halloween event. Twenty five downtown businesses distributed candy to the local children, and the Downtown Business Association managed two photo ops and handed out themed masks for guests to wear throughout the day.

Culver City Patch    By Culver City Crossroads, October 23, 2021 

2021 Culver City High School Senior Day


Event Overview     On Sunday, June 6th, 2021, Downtown Culver City businesses welcomed the seniors from Culver City High School to celebrate their graduation during such a difficult year. Pennants with the students' names were hidden throughout Downtown Culver City, and then got a swag bag with a commemorative mask and tickets to redeem for treats at select Downtown businesses.

Culver City Patch    By Culver City Crossroads, June 7, 2021 

New Business

Overview     In spite of the difficulties endured by the business community in the past year, Downtown Culver City continues to grow and support business owners in our community.

Eater Los Angeles    By Farley Elliott, March 04, 2021

FeedCulver in Downtown

Overview     COVID-19 has led to more food-insecure seniors, families, and neighbors within Culver City. The restaurant industry has been greatly affected as well. When you donate to, you're actually giving back in more ways than one. You're helping many people within the community who have been impacted by the pandemic, including a food-insecure neighbor, a restaurant neighbor, and a neighborhood.

EIN Presswire    By Tripepi Smith, March 05, 2021

2020 Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration (presented by Amazon Studios)


Event Overview     Join us on Thursday, December 10 at 6pm PST as we stream Culver City’s annual tree lighting celebration from California’s Heart of Screenland right to your home. Enjoy performances from Culver City High School’s Academy of Visual and Performing Arts, a specially created world-premiere dance film by Invertigo Dance Theatre, and VOX Femina vocalist Lesili Beard as well as appearances by Culver City Council members and our special guest, Academy Award-winner Tim Robbins, Artistic Director of the Actors' Gang Theatre. Count down with the Mayor as he flips the switch and lights the beautiful 22-foot Rocky Mountain pine tree with over 7500 warm-white LED lights. Downtown Business Association President Darrel Menthe will host and, of course, Santa Claus will be there, and he’ll be telling everyone how you can visit him - online, of course! It is 2020 after all!


NBC Los Angeles     By Alysia Gray Painter, Dec. 8, 2020 

LA Art Party     By Kathy Leonardo, Dec. 9, 2020 

Westside Today     By Sam Catanzaro, Dec. 8, 2020 

FacebookInstagram Messages     From Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager, Dec. 9, 2020